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Mitchell P Dombrowski: Blood sampler. Reising Ethington Barnard Perry & Milton, March 31, 1987: US04653513 (492 worldwide citation)

A blood sampling device (10,10') including a housing (12,12') having an open end portion (16,16') and an inner chamber (18,18') adjacent to the open end portion (16,16'). A plunger (40,40') is slidably mounted within the chamber (18,18') for supporting a lancet (28,28') having a lancet blade extendi ...


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Kenneth L Schierbeek, Kenneth Schofield: Vehicle compass with electronic sensor. Donnelly Corporation, Reising Ethington Barnard Perry & Milton, October 26, 1993: US05255442 (296 worldwide citation)

An electronic compass is described for use in vehicles. The compass employs a magnetoresistive sensor for sensing the earth magnetic field and the sensor is operated in alternate set/reset bias modes. The compass is provided with deviation compensation by a closed loop system including measurement o ...


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Michael A Pruchnicki: Method and system for handling discount coupons by using centrally stored manufacturer coupons in place of paper coupons. Reising Ethington Barnard Perry & Milton, February 9, 1993: US05185695 (214 worldwide citation)

The method and apparatus for creating and processing discount coupons includes central processor (16) for receiving from manufacturers information of product type, validation period and coupon value and for producing a central coupon list of available coupon discounts. The central list is transmitte ...


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Mitchell P Dombrowski, Robert A Welch: Self-capping needle assembly. Reising Ethington Barnard Perry & Milton, December 13, 1988: US04790828 (214 worldwide citation)

A disposable needle assembly (10,10',10") includes a hub portion (12,12',12") and a hollow needle portion (22,22',22") having a distal tip (26,26',26"). A cap (28,28'28") has a neutral position along the needle portion (22,22',22") proximate to the hub portion (12,12',12") and an extended position f ...


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Sylvan S Stern: Method for making dental restorations and the dental restoration made thereby. Reising Ethington Barnard Perry & Milton, January 17, 1995: US05382164 (207 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to a method of making dental restorations and the dental restoration made by the method comprising temporarily repairing a tooth area to be restored to a desired final shape, taking a first impression of the tooth area to be restored, preparing the tooth to be restored ...


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Thomas F Gerker: Bowline knot in a braided line. Sparton Corporation, Reising Ethington Barnard Perry & Milton, November 5, 1991: US05062344 (193 worldwide citation)

An eye splice is disclosed for a hollow braid type of cord for use in a parachute shroud or the like. It comprises a bight 22 in the free end of the cord which is folded back to form an eye 16 with the bight extending through braided wall of the cord at an entry point 34 and then through the center ...


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Gilbert L Wedekind: Method and apparatus for adaptively optimizing climate control energy consumption in a building. Reising Ethington Barnard Perry & Milton, May 26, 1992: US05115967 (190 worldwide citation)

A computer (37) or microprocessor-based thermostat system (10) for automatically determining and implementing an optimum thermostat setback schedule (80) which, while maintaining a user-specified occupancy comfort schedule (39), minimizes the energy consumption of the climate control system (18) wit ...


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Kenneth L Schierbeek, Kenneth Schofield: Magnetic compass system for a vehicle. Donnelly Corporation, Reising Ethington Barnard Perry & Milton, September 5, 1989: US04862594 (164 worldwide citation)

A compass and method of operation are disclosed for finding the heading of a vehicle. The heading is found using a compass having a rotor with a compass magnet thereon and means on the rotor defining a reference line in known relation with the polar axis of the magnet. The angular displacement of th ...


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Kenneth L Schierbeek, Kenneth Schofield, Dan V Bui: Method and apparatus for compensating a magnetic compass. Donnelly Corporation, Reising Ethington Barnard Perry & Milton, July 21, 1992: US05131154 (161 worldwide citation)

Method and apparatus are disclosed for compensating a magnetic compass in a vehicle for magnetic deviation. With the compass installed, the angle indicated by the magnetic compass relative to a direction axis of the vehicle is measured. A test magnetic field is added at a known angle relative to the ...


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Robert Spitzer, Mohamad Hassoun: Waveform analysis apparatus and method using neural network techniques. Wayne State University, Reising Ethington Barnard Perry & Milton, March 3, 1992: US05092343 (159 worldwide citation)

A waveform analysis assembly (10) includes a sensor (12) for detecting physiological electrical and mechanical signals produced by the body. An extraction neural network (22, 22') will learn a repetitive waveform of the electrical signal, store the waveform in memory (18), extract the waveform from ...